LA PELOUSE DU MONT LOZÈRE

 
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In France, only alpine lawns above 2,000 m are natural. Here, between 1500 and 1700 meters above sea level, without the intervention of men and herds, the forest should cover almost all areas. By gradually removing the original vegetation, generations of shepherds have helped to create and maintain a new environment in the region: a subalpine lawn. This area, which belongs to the National Forestry Office, is maintained by a pastoral grouping of four farms with 2,200 ewes on 714 ha of moors and lawns. Natural, this humble plant cover grass that seduces the walker? Not so sure ! Here is the story of a rare environment that owes everything to the work of men ...

Technical information

Easy

Interpretive Trail

4 km

01h30

Dénivelé Positif101 m

Dénivelé Négatif101 m

Altitude Max1537 m

Altitude Min1635 m

Hiking Form

GPX plot

Start

Parking au col de Finiels
48220 - PONT DE MONTVERT - SUD MONT LOZERE

Making contact

+33 4 66 45 81 94

Animaux non admis

Animals not allowed